noun aca·cat·e·chin \¦akəˈkatəchə̇n, -əsh-, -ək-\

Definition of acacatechin



  1. :  a crystalline substance that is obtained from acacia catechu, that is held to be a mixture containing catechin, and that is an antioxidant for fatty oils

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Origin and Etymology of acacatechin

ac- (from New Latin Acacia, genus name of Acacia catechu) + catechin

First Known Use: 1905

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